What's new in KoolMoves animation software

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Version 9.8.0 10/9/17

  • Added Clipart and Animated Clipart libraries for Html5 export.
  • Fixed minor issue with Shift shapes timeline functionality.
  • Fixed Position/size value in Properties pane out of sync with selected object timing issue.
  • Fixed problem with Jssor slideshow if image size changes.
  • Fixed several problems with Morph to key frame timeline functionality.

Version 9.7.9 9/15/17

  • Added Motion Path capibility for Html5 export -- linearly morph first occurrence of an object to last. It is set through right-click menu popup from the Timeline or through Motion Path property in Property pane. It is indicated on the Timeline with a horizontal line connecting the first occurrence to last.
  • Added ability to go to a key frame for an object by clicking on the Timeline even if that object doesn't appear in that key frame. Right-clicking then provides the option to setup a Motion Path to that key frame.
  • Fixed problem introduced in 9.7.7 if point font unit (pt) is selected for text for Flash export only.
  • Fixed object selection issue introduced in version 9.7.7 when changing key frames.
  • Fixed a cosmetic issue with the display of the key frame tick marks at the top of the Timeline. I think this has been an issue for a very long time.
  • Fixed a minor issue for Jssor slideshow.

Version 9.7.8 8/19/17

  • Replaced floating Properties and Timeline windows with dockable windows with autohide, dock, and float capability. See www.koolmoves.com/docking-panes.html for a tutorial.
  • Replaced floating Tools window with a dockable window.
  • Fixed bug (probably 15+ years old) associated with Final Fade Out effect.
  • Fixed a number of other issues.

Version 9.7.7 6/22/17

  • Added newer style top toolbar and menubar and bottom status bar. Bottom navigation toolbar was consolidated into top toolbar. Key frame scrollbar was eliminated but if it is strongly missed it can be added in a future version. This is the first step toward redesigning some of the popups as dockable/floating panes.
  • Added application look capability for top toolbar, menubar, and status bar. It can be changed in several places (one is File > Application Look). Office XP is also an attractive look.
  • Added message warning against the use of point font unit (pt) for Html5 export because that font unit will cause text sizing to vary by browser.
  • Increased height of preview browser popup to avoid scrollbars in Html5 export.
  • Improved rendering of line drawing in single step preview.
  • Fixed numerous problems with the jQuery Widgets Pages dialog.
  • Fixed a minor issue with display of percent played in single step preview.
  • Fixed a potential crashing problem in Configure wizard, Server Symptoms wizard, and Add to Web Page Wizard introduced in the last version.

Version 9.7.6 4/26/17

  • Implemented numerous tweeks to the interface, particularly timeline/score, bottom navigation toolbar, icons, tooltips, and dialog font.
  • Added ability to right-click on right Views Toolbar to remove it.
  • Added more complete css styling when exporting as an iframe.
  • Added menu item for importing swf file in Html5 interface.
  • Improved import of a swf file as an editable movie with regard to buttons.
  • Simplified properties dialog, eliminating tabbed pages.
  • Converted more wizard-type dialogs that use property sheets.
  • Fixed crash when click on upper, right button on Properties dialog to make it small.
  • Fixed border thickness problem when importing a swf file as an editable movie when shape thickness exceeds 1 pixel.
  • Fixed tools toolbar icon images when exiting bones editing mode when tools toolbar icons are 24x24 pixels.

Version 9.7.5 2/24/17

  • Added ability to display player controls for Html5 frame audio.
  • Added third GIF export using ImageMagick - a best quality animated GIF.
  • Added Preview ability for Html5 text character CSS effects.
  • Added ability to remove current Html5 effect on an object from the screen indicating a new effect can't be added due to an existing effect.
  • Removed canvas-related javascript and Html5 code from the web page if there are no canvas elements on Html5 export.
  • Changed dialog and menu fonts to Segoe UI, the designated Windows 10 system font, which makes this version no longer XP compatible and also increased the font size for most of the dialog windows.
  • Converted most of the tabbed pages on dialogs and standard wizard-type dialogs that use property sheets because they are incompatible with increasing the font size.
  • Fixed a problem introduced in a previous version when a Html5 file is saved to a folder other than the project folder.
  • Fixed Html5 CreateJS buttons -- vital stage.enableMouseOver() had been removed in a previous versions from the web page javascript.
  • Fixed some problems with Configure Wizard.
  • Fixed missing animation library in display of required files if Html5 text lettering CSS effect is present.

Version 9.7.4 11/7/16

  • Added round bullet capability to Html5 Jssor slideshow.
  • Improved canvas thumbnail displayed in Views > Actions and Sounds and Story Board page of Score/Timeline.

Version 9.7.3 9/1/16

  • Added new export/gui mode -- Html5 slideshow using Jssor slider library.
  • Clarified message when attempting frame capture but movie frame exceeds monitor resolution.
  • Made names of objects unique on copy/paste operation and opening new file.
  • Changed Html5 code dialog by allowing user to change base folder.
  • Updated Configure dialog.
  • Removed enableMouseOver line for Html5 CreateJS export if there is no interactivity.
  • Fixed play directory problem when adding a slideshow image to a previously saved animation.
  • Fixed missing critical comments when generating code to embed on web page for Html5 export.

Version 9.7.2 5/27/16

  • Added message if cancel out of export to Html5 dialog.
  • Improved naming of objects if there is a name duplication.
  • Fixed truncation of color wheel for dpi 100% setting.

Version 9.7.1 3/25/16

  • Added optional right-side toolbar with data view buttons.
  • Added minor word changes in areas for increased clarity.
  • Added a message when attempting to convert a shape inside a group into a button or symbol.
  • Fixed combobox positioning issue in properties list when vertical scrolling.
  • Upgraded to latest Visual Studio for this compile.

Version 9.7.0 1/27/16

  • Added add Html5 to WordPress page in File > Export/Publish Movie which points to a tutorial with a working example.
  • Added confirm required files on internet in File > Export/Publish Movie for Html5 export.
  • Added add Html5 to web page as iframe in File > Export/Publish Movie.
  • Added export Html5 as an animated gif in File > Export/Publish Movie.
  • Added export option to place the canvas tag in a table cell.
  • Added dialog for previewing/entering duration of movie prior to gif/avi export for situations in which animation is contained in a single key frame.
  • Added additional image formats for tracing capability, a Survey Monkey request.
  • Improved dialog for export as Html5 web page

Version 9.6.6 12/6/15

  • Fixed 3D Html5 export when export setting for onload approach is body tag.

Version 9.6.5 12/4/15

  • Added a limited number of 3D Html5 text effects using three.js 3D library which renders using WebGL.
  • Added name of selected object to status bar.
  • Improved shape fill dialog with a new color wheel, more prominent HSL/RGB slider icon, and better behaving tooltips.
  • Added preview capability for Html5 motion scripts.
  • Forced browser preference to default browser (versus native IE browser) for Html5 preview when using WindowsXP operating system.
  • Removed menu items for object library functionality if the system directory path to application data contains unicode characters and doesn't correspond to the actual directory path.
  • Fixed problem with occasional inability to edit integer and numeric effect properties.

Version 9.6.0 9/15/15

  • Added a persistent Object/Script Library using a SQLite database for storing reuseable objects and scripting.
  • Added ability to choose jQuery Mobile page background color as page theme or a specific color.
  • Added a warning message when Html5 Textillate effect is applied to text characters containing a line break.
  • Added a warning message when a stop movie action is within 6 tweens of the start of the movie for Html5 export.
  • Increased maximum size limits for many of the Flash AS3 Media Player/Slide Show skins.
  • Fixed SVG linear gradients when preference is set to draw as symbols.
  • Fixed text color problem with Html5 motion scripts with an updated kooljs.min.js.
  • Fixed behavior of center horizontally so it will work on a single object.
  • Fixed problem with invalid page references in go-to-page actions when jQuery Mobile pages are deleted.
  • Fixed possible refresh issue involving top toolbar.
  • Fixed possible duplicates in File to Upload and preloader manifest for Html5 export.

Version 9.5.5 8/3/15

  • Updated Html Help (Survey Monkey request).
  • Added capability to import SVG gradients (Survey Monkey request and a long-time goal) -- linear gradients with ObjectBoundingBox gradient unit still need more work
  • Added export of Flash movie as an iFrame.
  • Added option for exporting as responsive Flash, responsive Flash iFrame, and responsive Html5 canvas.
  • Added List of Key Frames icon to the timeline.
  • Added option to select image size of Story Board frames.
  • Added ability to select level of transparency of main movie overlay in viewing movie clip.
  • Set dpi-aware flag in application manifest to eliminate icon blurriness and set program compatibility to Vista thru 8.1 -- still unsure about Windows 10.
  • Fixed cropped Preferences / View tabbed page that occurred for some Windows settings.
  • Fixed a crashing problem associated with canceling after adding a jQuery Mobile widget to a container.

Version 9.5.0 6/17/15

  • Added animated GIF export with the help of ImageMagick.
  • Added optional scroll bars (Survey Monkey request).
  • Added option to display icons on Tools toolbar in a single column.
  • Added capability to set alignment grid color.
  • Added short cut for "Add copy of frame" (Survey Monkey request).
  • Added option for different mouse wheel behaviors if there is a vertical scroll bar.
  • Brought list of shortcut keys in help up-to-date.
  • Doubled memory allocation of action script editor dialog (Survey Monkey request).
  • Fixed numerous SVG import problems but more work is still needed.
  • Fixed snap to grid so it applies to point operations.
  • Fixed storyboard display when zoom isn't equal to one.
  • Fixed missing tool tips for Cartooning Tools toolbar.
  • Fixed image rendering when size of image fill exceeds size of rectangular shape or when image fill is shifted.
  • Fixed minor issue with zoom on exiting Single Step play.

Version 9.4.0 5/20/15 (reflects Survey Monkey feedback)

  • Added detection of a more recent version of KoolMoves available for download.
  • Added wizard page for exporting Flash animation as an Android mobile app.
  • Added display of object size information in bottom status window during transform drag operations like scale.
  • Added additional short cuts for zoom in and zoom out -- + and - keys.
  • Added separate zoom in and zoom out icons.
  • Added option for adding a mobile viewport tag to html file.
  • Added a link in Motion Scripts window to a tutorial on combining effects.
  • Added information popups concerning text effect and clip art libraries.
  • Fixed problem with selection of jQuery Mobile Gui in Preferences.
  • Fixed problem with default play directory when an image is added from a subfolder when previewing for Html5 export prior to saving.

Version 9.3.0 3/31/15

  • Created 85 new bolder and larger icons for Tools toolbar.
  • Added option to display larger icons on Tools toolbar.
  • Added option to change icon spacing on Tools toolbar.
  • Added option to display submenu selections on Tools toolbar as a popup menu.
  • Added ability to export as Flash version 16 (without new AS3 functionality).
  • Added link to a SurveyMonkey questionnaire so we can better understand our customers.
  • Fixed Tools toolbar so size is independent of Windows dpi setting.
  • Increased limit on number of AS3 namespaces for swf export containing AS3 code.
  • Fixed one problem in importing SVG with a defs tag but more work is needed.
  • Fixed minor cursor problem when drawing a freehand shape.
  • Fixed minor problem in activating the submenu selections when hitting the small lower, right triangle on a Tools icon.

Version 9.2.2 12/20/14

  • Reversed previous fix from 9.2.1 "Reduced internal memory useage for images when exporting as Html5" due to problems.
  • Fixed rendering problem with viewing main movie objects while inside a movie clip.

Version 9.2.1 11/26/14

  • Reduced internal memory useage for images when exporting as Html5.
  • Fixed problem with Flash morphing introduced in last version.
  • Fixed problem with playing as single step introduced several versions ago.

Version 9.2.0 11/11/14

  • Added ability to animate individual text characters for Html5 export using textillate.js, lettering.js, jQuery.js, and animate.css.
  • Added ability to add a Html Div element with custom Html for Html5 export.
  • Fixed confusion with dialog popup when copying a button.
  • Fixed problem with multi-line, non-left aligned text that has CSS3 animation.
  • Fixed problem with goto actions when key frames have been re-ordered.

Version 9.1.1 9/9/14

  • Fixed display of scale/rotation information on bottom status line when navigating between frames.
  • Fixed x position of multi-line text which is not left-aligned in Html5 export.
  • Fixed size of multi-line text which is scaled in Html5 export.
  • Fixed motion script effect applied to an image after first loop in a looping movie in Html5 export.

Version 9.1.0 8/17/14

  • Added second type of Html5 export using JQuery Mobile widgets and pages (keyframe animation is not used).
  • Added movie speed correction in AVI export.
  • Fixed missing DOCTYPE tag in Html5 export.
  • Fixed problem with cursor not returning after exporting as screen capture.
  • Fixed dialog for defining font for AS3 component checkbox, listbox, etc.
  • Fixed missing button actions in a copy of a button.
  • Fixed incorrect spelling of textAlign in Html5 export.
  • Fixed zoom in/out effects for multiline text in Html5 export.

Version 9.0.0 1/14/14

  • Added AVI/MP4 export (MP4 is accomplished using free Microsoft software and the AVI file).
  • Added 61 CSS3 animation effects that can be applied to text, images, textareas, and video for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added custom javascript frame and button actions for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added load textarea from file frame and button actions for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added javascript alert when there is no browser support for Html5 canvas for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Changed default export option for 32bit png compression from jpeg to lossless.
  • Changed default export option for jpeg quality from 85 to 90.
  • Improved export of frame captures.

Version 8.9.0 10/31/13

  • Added an additional slideshow skin for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added ability to tween gradient and bitmap fills for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added Onion Skinning and Show All Masking options for Html5 export.
  • Added Slant and Perspective transforms for Html5 export.
  • Improved slideshow skin parameter color selection for Html5 export.
  • Improved positioning of text and movie clips for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed a subtle problem with slideshow next button behavior for Html5 export.
  • Fixed export of bold and italic text for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed movie dependencies which was missing possible background image for Html5 export.
  • Fixed problem when number of tweens between adjacent key frames is 0 or 1 for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed export wizard issue for Html5 export.
  • Fixed Views > Tools behavior for Html5 export.

Version 8.8.1 10/13/13

  • Added additional export settings for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Changed upgrade software in Help menu so program plus libraries are downloaded in a single file.
  • Fixed movie loop problem for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed problem with displaying AS3 slideshow component transition examples for Windows Vista and above.

Version 8.8.0 10/7/13

  • Added motion script text effects for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added a scrollable text box object for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added bitmap fill capability for vector shapes for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added compensation for difference between PC and web font sizes for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Improved export wizard and dialogs for Html5 export.
  • Fixed positioning of vector button states for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed missing html boiler-plate code in certain situations for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 8.7.2 9/19/13

  • Added shape tweening capability (individual shape vertices can be tweened) for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added option to specify vector precision for Html5 export.
  • Improved export wizard and dialogs for Html5 export.
  • Fixed vector rendering when the last border segment is not closed for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 8.7.1 9/3/13

  • Added masking capability for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added additional export options for Html5 export.
  • Improved export wizard and dialogs for Html5 export.
  • Fixed slideshow navigation button behavior for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed disabled slideshow skin property in Properties dialog for Html5 export.
  • Fixed the fix for a rare problem when opening .fun file containing a mediaplayer/slideshow object implemented in prior version.

Version 8.7.0 8/21/13

  • Added ease in/out morphing capability for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added color morphing capability for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added wizard for adding animation to an existing web page for Html5 export.
  • Added additional export options for Html5 export -- save exported javascript code to a separate file and save javascript files to a subdirectory.
  • Fixed draw point-by-point bug which can occur when only drawing one or two points.
  • Fixed a rare problem when opening .fun file containing a mediaplayer object.

Version 8.6.2 7/21/13

  • Added frame sound capability for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added support for relative size of button hit area for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed problem with previewing animation when KoolMoves is opened using "Open with" -- probably stated when upgraded C++ compiler.
  • Fixed minor problem with rotation effect for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 8.6.1 7/14/13

  • Added linear/radial gradient fills to CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Improved button mouseover behavior for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed button behavior if over/down states missing for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed z-position problem if more than one object in a button state for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed problem with vector shapes missing from a button state for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed Windows security warning when previewing an image button for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed rotate and spin effects for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed gradient fill color wheel in Fill Dialog so displays at normal scale.

Version 8.6.0 6/27/13

  • Added an Html5 slide show object featuring transitions, customizable skins (only one so far but more to follow), and an image preloader.
  • Added SVG import capability to Html5 gui.
  • Added drop shadow capability for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added a dialog, listing necessary files for the server on Html5 export.
  • Added two additional icons to Html5 tools toolbar and improved some of the icons.
  • Updated CreateJS library files with the latest versions.
  • Made some changes in kooljs.min.js mainly in the button class.
  • Improved several context help files.
  • Repaired a popup after adding an Html5 video player that was missing content.
  • Fixed a button hit area problem for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed several SVG bugs.
  • Fixed problems with complex tweening for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed multiline text for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed text placement and sizing for CreateJS Html5 export -- which will unfortunately require tweaking text positions in pre-existing animations.

Version 8.5.1 5/9/13

  • Added background image, if present, to CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed z-order display problem in CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed positioning problem in IE for Html5 video player.
  • Fixed problem on opening file if there is a JSCommand button action by converting it to a GetUrl button action which will have no impact on the export -- the reason for the problem is mysterious and was introduced with a new compiler upgrade.
  • Added more error display information to isolate a problem with a file to a line number and a section of code.

Version 8.5.0 4/5/13

  • Added ability to export Html5 using CreateJS open source javascript library (File > Export Settings, select CreateJS), allowing movie clip export and in the future preloading, gradient color, and filters.
  • Added Html5 export of button sounds (mouse down for original Html5 export, mouse down and rollover for CreateJS export).
  • Made a code change that should dramatically reduce video card memory usage tied to OpenGL rendering (but difficult to test if it actually makes a difference).
  • Fixed file parsing so in the future older versions of KoolMoves will have a chance of opening a file created with a more recent version.
  • Fixed morphing problem with Html5 export -- when first occurrence of an object is not in the first frame.
  • Fixed play wav sound from gui by turning off functionality.
  • Fixed display problem with Flash 8 components associated with new compiler upgrade.

Version 8.4.0 12/27/12

  • Added export of HTML5 video object.
  • Added Import Image to File menu bar for HTML5 mode (an oversight).
  • Fixed bug associated with Go to Url action for AS3 export.
  • Fixed bug associated with selection of multiple objects with Properties dialog open.
  • Fixed rare font style bug associated with Text Effects Template screen.

Version 8.3.3 8/20/12

  • Fixed previewing portion of movie (Play > Play Portion of Movie) with pre-loader present.
  • Fixed motion script problem when previewing a Flash-generated movie as Html5 and vice versa.
  • Fixed problem in slide show wizard for extremely large widths or heights.
  • Removed message when using IE browser for displaying Html5 movie.

Version 8.3.2 5/19/12

  • Added ability to preview a mobile app created by Adobe AIR SDK (File > Export/Publish Movie > As Mobile App) -- working on ability to create the mobile app.
  • Added default text color (Object > Add Text > Default Text Color).
  • Fixed several missing context help files.
  • Fixed several problems with exporting text as Html5.

Version 8.3.1 4/11/12

  • Fixed problem with color selection in some of the effects -- problem introduced in 8.3.0 when switched to newer version of C++.

Version 8.3.0 4/2/12

  • Compiled with a much newer version of C++.
  • Added additional run-time error testing.
  • Found and fixed several memory problems.
  • Fixed menu font so it is identical to Windows theme menu font.
  • Fixed minor display issue with Actions and Sounds Overview.

Version 8.2.2 1/17/12

  • Fixed AS3 error message 'variable previously defined in prior frame' -- bug introduced in 8.2.1 .

Version 8.2.1 1/11/12

  • Added extra help (hints, context help, main help file) for slide show and media player objects.
  • Added display of number of swf frames to AS3 frame script error messages.
  • Fixed display problem in List of Key Frames if key frames are deleted from a scene.
  • Fixed (or at least improved) several problems with Movie Overview search.
  • Fixed problem with initial display of scenes on navigation toolbar if scenes turned off in Preferences.
  • Fixed several problems with Html5 over and down button states.
  • Fixed problem associated with morphing between scenes -- problem was created by a prior fix.
  • Fixed crash problem when an object with a motion script is deleted prior to Flash 9/10 export -- prior fix was incomplete.
  • Fixed potential crash problem if AS1 (or AS3) file is opened after AS3 (or AS1) file had a cut/delete operation.

Version 8.2.0 11/23/11

  • Added search capability to Movie Overview.
  • Added 3 new AS3 motion script effects.
  • Added validation of file paths for slide show and media player content on opening project file.
  • Fixed switched row and column parameters in 11 AS3 motion script effects.
  • Fixed crash problem when an object with a motion script is deleted prior to Flash 9/10 export.

Version 8.1.3 8/21/11

  • Added display of frame edit actions in List of Key Frames.
  • Made minor improvements to some of the toolbar icons.
  • Improved refresh behavior of Movie Overview when editing actions for a movie clip or button when the list is scrolled.
  • Fixed behavior of navigation buttons corresponding to first and last key frames when inside a scene other than the first scene.

Version 8.1.2 7/21/11

  • Improved symbol and non-symbol morphing for cases when KoolMoves infers rotation has occurred.
  • Changed title of Properties popup to "Nothing Selected" if no object is currently selected.
  • Addressed limitation restricting AS3 project size.
  • Fixed crash problem when existing AS3 motion script is changed to "No effect" and OK is pressed.
  • Fixed crash problem when a shape, assigned a motion path, is deleted and then movie is previewed.
  • Fixed key frame interval display when movie speed is changed and display is in units of seconds.
  • Fixed local playback security setting which wasn't being saved -- this fix results in fun files saved from this KoolMoves version not being backward compatible to previous versions.
  • Fixed situation in which the frame associated with a go-to-frame button action exceeds the number of frames, possibly a result of copying a button into a movie clip.
  • Fixed problem with chroma key Flash 10 filter applied to an imported FLV object.
  • Fixed a html export issue involving "/" character in div id.
  • Turned off automatic morphing between scenes (a fix in 8.1.1) redone to solve an export problem involving buttons shared between scenes.

Version 8.1.1 6/5/11

  • Added an icon to designate image-filled shapes.
  • Added an "Export to Html5" menu item to Flash animation export menu items.
  • Added Play Portion of Movie using relative frames.
  • Extended import flv functionality to other video formats (mp4, m4v, mov, 3gp).
  • Removed limit on masking depth.
  • Turned off automatic morphing between scenes.
  • Fixed several problems with AS3 motion script engine.
  • Fixed problem with Html5 export of iOS mousedown events.
  • Fixed problem with Mobile/Html5 selection in Configure settings.

Version 8.1.0 4/24/11

  • Added 21 AS3 based motion scripts (found in Motion Script dialog with "Action Script 3 based" selected).
  • Added 22 additional Html5 motion scripts.
  • Added a ChromaKey Flash 10 filter (found in Effects > Flash 10 Filters).
  • Added ability to change AS3 component skins over the entire movie (found in Objects > Advanced).
  • Added ability to terminate a transform (e.g. scaling) using ESC.
  • Improved object centering when using thumbwheel zoom.
  • Fixed problem with Html5 motion scripts.
  • Fixed problem when applying a Flash 10 filter to buttons.
  • Fixed several minor AS3 problems.

Version 8.0.1 2/4/11

  • Added a viewport metatag to Html5 export for proper display in mobile devices.
  • Added missing frames per second data to Html5 export.
  • Fixed the display of the date corresponding to the end of free upgrades.
  • Fixed minor problem with timeline actions popup menu for Html5 gui mode.
  • Fixed minor problems with several of the Html5 motion scripts.
  • Fixed minor problems with the Html5 javascript files.
  • Fixed problem with adding a Html5 motion script in the timeline for Html5 gui mode.

Version 8.0.0 1/2/11

  • Added a new gui mode called Html5 for Mobile Devices -- export is Html5 using the new canvas tag, not yet supported by IE.
  • Added single key short cuts for commonly used commands (select, fill, add text, scale, rotate, edit properties, edit frame action script).
  • Fixed problem with copy/paste menu component to same frame.
  • Fixed some AS3 problems associated with minimalComps package.

Version 7.5.1 8/23/10

  • Fixed an AS3 export problem created in version 7.5.

Version 7.5 8/21/10

  • Added ability to zoom by scrolling the mouse wheel.
  • Added ability to have media player files and slide show files in a subfolder.
  • Added letter H as a Pan shortcut.
  • Added auto save preference.
  • Added a mute button script to the AS3 script library.
  • Eliminated a call to Math.random() in exported motion scripts (unless it is required) to address a Google ad restriction.
  • Fixed an AS3 export problem involving static class variables that caused a serious runtime error in Flash player 10.1, primarily affecting Necro3D and TweenMax 11 classes.
  • Fixed a Flash 9/10 export problem when there is an apostrophe in a media file name.
  • Fixed a problem with setting the directory for previewing the movie after a file save.
  • Fixed a number of minor AS3 export issues.
  • Fixed a possible crash problem after cancelling a slide show slide property window.
  • Fixed a Flash 9/10 export problem when a 3D effect is used that doesn't loop.
  • Fixed Flash 9/10 export of a go-to-frame button action when the gui button is inside a movie clip.
  • Fixed several scene problems.

Version 7.4.4 5/19/10

  • Added a Window component but it is not yet integrated into the gui.
  • Added temporary saving of start and end frames in "Play Portion of Movie" dialog.
  • Made the texture file optional when importing a 3D model.
  • Fixed another AS3 export problem associated with TweenMax 11.
  • Fixed an export problem when there is an apostrophe in the label of a media player playlist.
  • Fixed a "glyphholder is null" problem for at least one situation (motion script inside a library movie clip).
  • Fixed the problem associated with error message "expected $st$ in CShapeMediaPlayer" when opening a fun file.
  • Fixed a double quoted file name problem in exported html under certain circumstances.
  • Removed unnecessary linefeeds from script section of exported html.

Version 7.4.3 4/19/10

  • Freshened icons on tools toolbar.
  • Added return to previous zoom and pan after editing buttons and movie clips.
  • Fixed a problem with go to frame button actions when scenes and gui preloader are used with Flash 9/10 export (partial fix in 7.4.1).

Version 7.4.2 3/21/10

  • Added a gui-integrated AS3 tree component with six skins.
  • Fixed a button sound problem on Flash 9/10 export.
  • Fixed an email-to button action on Flash 9/10 export.
  • Fixed numerous TweenMax 11 AS3 export problems but TweenMax/renderTime problem still remains.
  • Fixed several SVG import problems.
  • Fixed swfobject.js to prevent FireFox from highlighting a Flash movie under certain situations.

Version 7.4.1 1/18/10

  • Fixed a problem with go to frame button actions when scenes are used with Flash 9/10 export.

Version 7.4 1/10/10

  • Added an AS3 menu component with three skins.
  • Added an AS3 Script Library (toolbox icon in script editor, library contents in Bin\AS3\Script library) -- it is only partially populated and the search function is not operational.
  • Added an option to embed an imported swf in object's property popup.
  • Rearranged text and libraries icons on left toolbar.
  • Changed Shapes on menu bar to Objects.
  • Elevated flash export version to Flash 9 if certain objects (animated gif, 3D model, etc.) are present if not already exporting at that level.
  • Fixed several AS3 problems.
  • Fixed import of animated gif to reflect a change in the package path in the latest as3gif classes.

Version 7.3 11/5/09

  • Added YouTube and Picassa support to the media player component.
  • Added new code for importing path vector data in an eps file, replacing the previous approach using a third party dll which never worked.
  • Added ability to carry forward previous slide information when adding slides to a slide show.
  • Added support for assigning a hyperlink to a slide show image.
  • Added an error message when a component skin can't be found.
  • Added a message when adding a mov, mp4, 3gp file to media player playlist saying that only H.264 codec is supported by Flash player.
  • Improved Diagnose Server Problems by adding more diagnostic information and renamed the menu item Diagnose Web Page Problems -- one of the most common support issues.
  • Changed the action script code associated with exporting an AS1 motion script as Flash 9/10 to fix an occasional player error message but fix is uncertain.
  • Fixed a problem with exporting action script containing XML under certain situations.
  • Fixed an AS3 problem with using toString with an array variable.
  • Fixed several problems with exporting Flash 9/10 buttons in certain situations.

Version 7.2.2 9/26/09

  • Fixed a crashing problem introduced after version 7.0.2 when previewing KoolMoves library animations with Flash 9/10 export.

Version 7.2.1 9/18/09

  • Added AS3 ButtonGroup class with documentation.
  • Fixed a AS3 button export problem occurring under certain situations.
  • Fixed a dynamic text field with Classic skin scroll bar export problem.

Version 7.2 9/2/09

  • Added support for Flash 10 export (Flash 10 intrinsic classes are partially integrated).
  • Added support for Vector type.
  • Added Flash 10 filter classes in km.filters package and added to user interface.
  • Added ability to import animated gifs and 3D models (.3ds, .ase, .md2, .obj) as objects.
  • Added a new component called AudioVisualizer in km.components package.
  • Added ability to set the skin for a dynamic text scroll bar (exported as Flash 9 or higher).
  • Added shuffle property to MediaPlayer and SlideShow objects.
  • Added fonts to symbol library.
  • Added Advanced button next to minimum flash export version for setting minimum Flash version for exporting dynamic html text.
  • Added links to support page tutorials for some of the context help pages.
  • Changed Matrix3D to MatrixNecro3D in necro package to avoid conflict with Flash 9. Matrix3D intrinsic class (previous Matrix3D file in necro folder should be deleted).
  • Fixed a problem with go to frame action (set through the action screen popup) when a preloader is used in Flash 9/10 export.
  • Fixed a problem with exporting AS3 conditional expressions in certain situations.
  • Fixed a problem with XML E4X involving a non-typed variable.
  • Fixed a problem with Flash 9/10 export of buttons in certain situations.
  • Fixed a problem in setting the minimum Flash version required for buttons with image states to compensate for a possible Flash player bug.
  • Fixed a problem with different movie clips having the same class name.

Version 7.1 5/15/09

  • Added support for XML E4X.
  • Added support for namespaces in XMLList expression.
  • Added import support for Necro3D in necro/plugs .
  • Added two new media player skins, OrangeGreen and BlueSilver, with knobs for brightness and contrast control.
  • Added an error message if nested functions are encountered.
  • Added km.components.GUI_SoundButton class.
  • Added support for singleton classes so SWF Studio's AS3 intrinsic classes now work.
  • Fixed SpectrumAnalyzer, MediaPlayer, and GUI_MovieObject component classes.
  • Fixed several AS3 export issues.
  • Fixed a backslash space escape sequence issue.
  • Fixed a preview window problem when inserting a KoolMoves movie into a Flash 9 movie.
  • Fixed a symbol library problem when browsing KoolMoves movies prior to inserting one.
  • Fixed a problem with buttons in the symbol library.
  • Fixed a problem with literal functions as function arguments.
  • Fixed a problem with searching for classes with no package name in the shared class folders.

Version 7.0.4 4/6/09

  • Fixed export of movie clip in symbol library with same class name as an external class.
  • Fixed case sensitivity issue associated with package file names.
  • Fixed problem with type mismatch message associated with use of 'new' with a locally defined variable.
  • Fixed assorted AS3 issues so org.gif classes and some other classes now run.
  • Fixed display of Movie Overview after a button is deleted.
  • Fixed some AS3 issues associated with private access modifier.
  • Fixed a bug in km.components.Label class.
  • Fixed an issue with helper classes.
  • Fixed an issue with recast operation.
  • Added bitmaps, sounds, binaries tabs to F11 symbol library.
  • Added support for package level functions.
  • Added support for static initializer blocks.
  • Added support for const ENUM.
  • Added a class -- km.display.SimpleTable -- for creating tables.

Version 7.0.3 3/18/09

  • Fixed problem with literal function in class constructor.
  • Fixed other assorted problems associated with getting the AS3 motion script engine to work.
  • Fixed text field scroll bar problem if text field is missing in a frame.
  • Fixed Flash 8 media player problem associated with file paths starting with .\.
  • Added support for AS3 helper classes.
  • Flash_proxy works sufficiently so TweenGroup now works.
  • Added support for get/set frame functions.
  • Added support for document class.

Version 7.0.2 2/3/09

  • Fixed problem with AS3 export of large integer optional value.
  • Fixed problem with km.components.GUI_VideoObject and added Numeric Stepper component.
  • Fixed AS3 issues related to TweenMax 10.07.
  • Fixed problem with Numeric Transform when an empty movie clip is on the timeline.

Version 7.0.1 1/29/09

  • Fixed AS3 action script editor so it remains open after finding an error.
  • Fixed problem with binary items in symbol library not being removed when a new project is opened.
  • Fixed problem with exporting movie clip from symbol library.
  • Fixed problem with AS3 MediaPlayer class, added chroma key functionality to km.components.GUI_VideoObject class, added loop functionality for imported flv files.
  • Fixed problem with field width being too narrow for class name and base class name in symbol library.
  • Fixed a duplicate instance name issue following the deletion of a prior instance with the same name.
  • Fixed problem associated with opening a file containing a text overlay on a Media Player page.
  • Fixed problem associated with opening a file containing a Media Player object with a motion path -- turned off motion paths for Media Player and Slide Show which weren't working anyway.

Version 7.0 1/18/09

  • Added Flash 9 export with AS3 (actionscript 3) capability -- additional work is still required to get most public packages to run.
  • Added a new set of components that are AS3-based -- Media Player, Slide Show, Content Pane, List Box, Combo Box, Check Box, Push Button, Slider, Scroll Bar, Switch, Spectrum Analyzer, Rich Text Editor, Date Chooser, Color Picker, Knob and a few more (Tooltip, Tree List, Radio Group, Drag Container, and Accordion) which are not integrated yet with the gui.
  • Included a 3D scripting package called Necro3D in Bin/AS3/Classes.
  • Replaced many of the program icons for a cleaner look.
  • Improved the action script editor environment with frame navigation, more informative error messages, an icon linked to package documentation.
  • Added additional AS3-based preloaders.
  • In the swf export screen, added a display of files that need to reside on the server.
  • Added a second javascript approach using swfobject.js for defining the swf file in the html file.
  • Added Movie Loop option in a second place under Movie menu bar.
  • Added Clear Edit Buffer option under Edit menu bar.
  • Added a Cleanup option in the Symbol Library.
  • Added a Binaries tab in the Symbol Library accessible from the action script editor.
  • Added a skinned dynamic text scroll bar.
  • Added saving of Numeric Transform dialog position.
  • Added full screen mode as a html export option.
  • Changed default for movie looping from true to false.
  • Increased a swf export buffer from 2Mb to 3Mb.
  • Fixed motion scripts and web interfaces that weren't Flash 8 compatible.
  • Fixed a round off problem in displaying objects on the stage with zoom greater than 1.
  • Fixed a refresh problem with the Symbol Library when a new project is opened.

What's new in KoolWizard

What's New in KoolMoves | What's New in KoolWizard | What's New in KoolShow

Version 1.9.5 8/17/15

  • Updated Html Help.
  • Added capability to import SVG gradients -- linear gradients with ObjectBoundingBox gradient unit still need more work
  • Added List of Key Frames icon to the timeline.
  • Added option to select image size of Story Board frames.
  • Set dpi-aware flag in application manifest to eliminate icon blurriness and set program compatibility to Vista thru 8.1 -- still unsure about Windows 10.
  • Added animated GIF export with the help of ImageMagick.
  • Added optional scroll bars.
  • Added capability to set alignment grid color.
  • Added short cut for "Add copy of frame".
  • Added option for different mouse wheel behaviors if there is a vertical scroll bar.
  • Brought list of shortcut keys in help up-to-date.
  • Added detection of a more recent version of KoolWizard available for download.
  • Added display of object size information in bottom status window during transform drag operations like scale.
  • Added additional short cuts for zoom in and zoom out -- + and - keys.
  • Added separate zoom in and zoom out icons.
  • Added option for adding a mobile viewport tag to html file.
  • Added information popups concerning text effect and clip art libraries.
  • Added AVI/MP4 export (MP4 is accomplished using free Microsoft software and the AVI file).
  • Changed default export option for 32bit png compression from jpeg to lossless.
  • Changed default export option for jpeg quality from 85 to 90.
  • Improved export of frame captures.
  • Removed Libraries tabbed page in Preferences because no longer needed.
  • Changed upgrade software in Help menu so program plus libraries are downloaded in a single file.
  • Added search capability to Movie Overview.
  • Added validation of file paths for slide show and media player content on opening project file.
  • Improved refresh behavior of Movie Overview when editing actions for a movie clip or button when the list is scrolled.
  • Changed title of Properties popup to "Nothing Selected" if no object is currently selected.
  • Fixed key frame interval display when movie speed is changed and display is in units of seconds.
  • Turned off automatic morphing between scenes (a fix in 8.1.1) redone to solve an export problem involving buttons shared between scenes.
  • Added an icon to designate image-filled shapes.
  • Turned off automatic morphing between scenes.
  • Added AS3 based motion scripts (found in Motion Script dialog with "Action Script 3 based" selected).
  • Added ability to terminate a transform (e.g. scaling) using ESC.
  • Improved object centering when using thumbwheel zoom.
  • Added ability to zoom by scrolling the mouse wheel.
  • Added auto save preference.
  • Fixed storyboard display when zoom isn't equal to one.
  • Fixed missing tool tips for Cartooning Tools toolbar.
  • Fixed minor issue with zoom on exiting Single Step play.
  • Fixed problem with goto actions when key frames have been re-ordered.
  • Fixed display of scale/rotation information on bottom status line when navigating between frames.
  • Fixed problem with cursor not returning after exporting as screen capture.
  • Fixed gradient fill color wheel in Fill Dialog so displays at normal scale.
  • Fixed play wav sound from gui by turning off functionality.
  • Fixed bug associated with selection of multiple objects with Properties dialog open.
  • Fixed rare font style bug associated with Text Effects Template screen.
  • Fixed problem in slide show wizard for extremely large widths or heights.
  • Fixed minor display issue with Actions and Sounds Overview.
  • Fixed display problem in List of Key Frames if key frames are deleted from a scene.
  • Fixed (or at least improved) several problems with Movie Overview search.
  • Fixed problem with initial display of scenes on navigation toolbar if scenes turned off in Preferences.
  • Fixed behavior of navigation buttons corresponding to first and last key frames when inside a scene other than the first scene.

Version 1.9 11/11/09

  • Added Flash 9/10 export and a Flash 9/10 slide show object with additional skins.
  • Added ability to carry forward previous slide information when adding slides to a slide show.
  • Added support for assigning a hyperlink to a slide show image.
  • Improved Diagnose Server Problems by adding more diagnostic information and renamed the menu item Diagnose Web Page Problems -- one of the most common support issues.
  • Added shuffle property SlideShow objects.
  • Added links to support page tutorials for some of the context help pages.
  • Fixed display of Movie Overview after a button is deleted.
  • Replaced many of the program icons for a cleaner look.
  • In the swf export screen, added a display of files that need to reside on the server.
  • Added a second javascript approach using swfobject.js for defining the swf file in the html file.
  • Added full screen mode as a html export option.
  • Changed default for movie looping from true to false.
  • Increased a swf export buffer from 2Mb to 3Mb.
  • Fixed a round off problem in displaying objects on the stage with zoom greater than 1.
  • Added email button action.
  • Fixed layout of navigation bar when application opens after previously resized smaller.

Version 1.3.1 03/16/08

  • Changed name from FlashyEffects to KoolWizard.

Version 1.3.1 07/11/07

  • Fixed problem introduced in 1.3 with motion script behavior with text.
  • Fixed error message in Numeric Transform if -0.0 is entered for x or y position.
  • Fixed error in Numeric Transform with "absolute all frames" checked if Apply pressed more than once.
  • Changed behavior of script selection in Add Text screens so selection changes to script of user's country on font change.

Version 1.3 05/28/07

  • Added capability in exported html code to define a sub-directory for the swf and imported files.
  • Fixed problem with the value of Position/Scale property after adding an object to the canvas with the Properties window visible.
  • Fixed problem with slight blurriness in images with a motion script effect for Flash 8 export.
  • Added two slide options (embed/load and scale/crop) to the slide show wizard.
  • Added getURL(clickTAG) button action for Google ads.
  • Added Flash 8 meta data for search engines.
  • Added Scale/Resize to right-click popup.
  • Added additional context help and improved others.
  • Added several more task specific hints.
  • Reorganized Transforms menu items for greater clarity.
  • Disabled properties in Properties popup that are not available for button states.
  • Fixed problem with disappearing object when the object has effects and is converted to a button.
  • Fixed problem with typing in name of image file without an extension in file browser.
  • Fixed Swf File Statistics to display sizes in terms of the compressed file rather than uncompressed file.
  • Fixed coloring problem with exporting 24bit with alpha channel images with jpeg compression.
  • Fixed problem with missing alpha channel when the same 32bit png is used more than once.

Version 1.2.1 03/4/07

  • Fixed problem with a temp file being written my mistake to c root directory which is a Vista issue.
  • Fixed problem with KoolMoves opening briefly and then minimizing.
  • Fixed problem with using apostrophe in slide show caption.

Version 1.2.0 1/22/07

  • Fixed problem with Cursor Blinking property of Cursor Write On motion script effect.
  • Fixed problem in exporting 8-bit slides and slides with transparency in Slide Show component.
  • Fixed display of menu item Edit > Delete Shape.
  • Added automatic centering of animation in Text Effects and Animated Clip Art preview windows.
  • Fixed fade in/out effect for symbol shape with a gradient fill.
  • Fixed font selection in Text Message Preloader.
  • Fixed Export Movie > As Frame Capture to remove remnants of web browser frame.
  • Added saving/restoring of application's window state.
  • Added Delete in All Frames right-click option in Timeline.
  • Added ability to draw horizontal/vertical lines by holding down SHIFT key while drawing.
  • Increased swf export buffer, used in compressing wav and jpg elements of swf, to 2 Mb.
  • Eliminated question about sharing frames/button states or making a complete copy when pasting into a frame that doesn't already contain the object to avoid confusion.
  • Fixed an object naming problem in copy/pasting a button to the same frame.
  • Fixed several problems associated with delete object and Properties dialog.
  • Fixed fade in/out effect problem for symbols.
  • Added compression to .fun file with option to save in old format (File > Preferences) -- old files will open OK; new files will not open in older versions of KoolMoves.
  • Added user option for number of undo levels (File > Preferences).
  • Added message popup if exporting as Flash 8, local playback security with value local with one or more http:// getUrl urls.
  • Added option in File > Preferences to suppress ftp help popup after swf/html export.
  • Removed folder selection from web interfaces screen and other library screens because it causes confusion.

Version 1.1.0 8/1/06

  • Added slide show text overlays, slide/sound timing options, externally loaded images and sounds.
  • Added slide show component as the primary method for creating a slide show in Wizards gui mode > New Slide Show.
  • Added Frames > Default Tweens menu item to Basic mode menu.
  • Saved pivot point of rotation transform for each rotated shape.
  • Added ability to morph about rotation pivot point if it is present.
  • Saved grid options.
  • Improved import of svg files by handling transform, opacity, and arc tags and by fixing several other problems.
  • Improved import of eps and emf files by importing bitmap data.
  • Doubled the size of the swf output buffer.
  • Fixed Cursor Write On motion script to reduce cpu load.
  • Fixed crashing problem for nested motion scripts.
  • Fixed some omissions in movie dependencies screen.
  • Added clipping of exported shapes to insure they are not too large for the Flash player.
  • Added fix for Internet Explorer "click to active control" message.
  • Added What's New inquiry in Help > Update Software.
  • Fixed several text preloader issues: alphabetized fonts and made styles appropriate for font.
  • Added extra decimal in displaying Sx, Sy, Rb, Rc on status bar.
  • Fixed problem with replacing frame sound with same sound.
  • Fixed preloader hang problem with using a .fun file preloader that has only 1 key frame.
  • Fixed crashing problem when copy/paste group with Movie Overview open.

Version 1.0 2/20/06

  • New product release.

What's new in KoolShow

What's New in KoolMoves | What's New in KoolWizard | What's New in KoolShow

Version 2.2.5 10/13/17

  • Added Clipart and Animated Clipart libraries.
  • Fixed minor issue with Shift shapes timeline functionality.
  • Fixed Position/size value in Properties pane out of sync with selected object timing issue.
  • Fixed problem with Jssor slideshow if image size changes.
  • Fixed several problems with Morph to key frame timeline functionality.

Version 2.2.4 8/29/17

  • Replaced floating Properties and Timeline windows with dockable windows with autohide, dock, and float capability. See www.koolmoves.com/docking-panes.html for a tutorial.
  • Added Motion Path capibility for Html5 export -- linearly morph first occurrence of an object to last. It is set through right-click menu popup from the Timeline or through Motion Path property in Property pane. It is indicated on the Timeline with a horizontal line connecting the first occurrence to last.
  • Added ability to go to a key frame for an object by clicking on the Timeline even if that object doesn't appear in that key frame. Right-clicking then provides the option to setup a Motion Path to that key frame.
  • Replaced floating Tools window with a dockable window.
  • Fixed object selection issue introduced in version 2.2.3 when changing key frames.
  • Fixed a cosmetic issue with the display of the key frame tick marks at the top of the Timeline. I think this has been an issue for a very long time.
  • Fixed bug (probably 15+ years old) associated with Final Fade Out effect.
  • Fixed a number of other issues.

Version 2.2.3 6/25/17

  • Added newer style top toolbar and menubar and bottom status bar. Bottom navigation toolbar was consolidated into top toolbar. Key frame scrollbar was eliminated but if it is strongly missed it can be added in a future version. This is the first step toward redesigning some of the popups as dockable/floating panes.
  • Added application look capability for top toolbar, menubar, and status bar. It can be changed in several places (one is File > Application Look). Office XP is also an attractive look.
  • Added message warning against the use of point font unit (pt) for Html5 export because that font unit will cause text sizing to vary by browser.
  • Increased height of preview browser popup to avoid scrollbars in Html5 export.
  • Improved rendering of line drawing in single step preview.
  • Fixed numerous problems with the jQuery Widgets Pages dialog.
  • Fixed a minor issue with display of percent played in single step preview.
  • Fixed a potential crashing problem in Configure wizard, Server Symptoms wizard, and Add to Web Page Wizard introduced in the last version.

Version 2.2.2 4/28/17

  • Implemented numerous tweeks to the interface, particularly timeline/score, bottom navigation toolbar, icons, tooltips, and dialog font.
  • Added ability to right-click on right Views Toolbar to remove it.
  • Added more complete css styling when exporting as an iframe.
  • Added menu item for importing swf file.
  • Simplified properties dialog, eliminating tabbed pages.
  • Converted more wizard-type dialogs that use property sheets.
  • Fixed crash when click on upper, right button on Properties dialog to make it small.

Version 2.2.1 2/24/17

  • Added ability to display player controls for Html5 frame audio.
  • Added third GIF export using ImageMagick - a best quality animated GIF.
  • Added Preview ability for Html5 text character CSS effects.
  • Added ability to remove current Html5 effect on an object from the screen indicating a new effect can't be added due to an existing effect.
  • Removed canvas-related javascript and Html5 code from the web page if there are no canvas elements on Html5 export.
  • Changed dialog and menu fonts to Segoe UI, the designated Windows 10 system font, which makes this version no longer XP compatible and also increased the font size for most of the dialog windows.
  • Converted most of the tabbed pages on dialogs and standard wizard-type dialogs that use property sheets because they are incompatible with increasing the font size.
  • Fixed a problem introduced in a previous version when a Html5 file is saved to a folder other than the project folder.
  • Fixed Html5 CreateJS buttons -- vital stage.enableMouseOver() had been removed in a previous versions from the web page javascript.
  • Fixed some problems with Configure Wizard.
  • Fixed missing animation library in display of required files if Html5 text lettering CSS effect is present.

Version 2.2.0 11/11/16

  • Improved canvas thumbnail displayed in Views > Actions and Sounds and Story Board page of Score/Timeline.
  • Added new export/gui mode -- Html5 slideshow using Jssor slider library.
  • Clarified message when attempting frame capture but movie frame exceeds monitor resolution.
  • Made names of objects unique on copy/paste operation and opening new file.
  • Changed Html5 code dialog by allowing user to change base folder.
  • Updated Configure Wizard and fixed some problems.
  • Removed enableMouseOver line for Html5 CreateJS export if there is no interactivity.
  • Fixed play directory problem when adding a slideshow image to a previously saved animation.
  • Fixed missing critical comments when generating code to embed on web page for Html5 export.

Version 2.1.2 6/2/16

  • Added message if cancel out of export to Html5 dialog.
  • Improved naming of objects if there is a name duplication.
  • Fixed truncation of color wheel for dpi 100% setting.

Version 2.1.1 4/6/16

  • Added optional right-side toolbar with data view buttons.
  • Added minor word changes in areas for increased clarity.
  • Added a message when attempting to convert a shape inside a group into a button or symbol.
  • Fixed combobox positioning issue in properties list when vertical scrolling.
  • Upgraded to latest Visual Studio for this compile.

Version 2.1.0 1/30/16

  • Added add Html5 to WordPress page in File > Export/Publish Movie which points to a tutorial with a working example.
  • Added confirm required files on internet in File > Export/Publish Movie for Html5 export.
  • Added add Html5 to web page as iframe in File > Export/Publish Movie.
  • Added export Html5 as an animated gif in File > Export/Publish Movie.
  • Added export option to place the canvas tag in a table cell.
  • Improved dialog for export as Html5 web page
  • Added a limited number of 3D Html5 text effects using three.js 3D library which renders using WebGL.
  • Added name of selected object to status bar.
  • Improved shape fill dialog with a new color wheel, more prominent HSL/RGB slider icon, and better behaving tooltips.
  • Added preview capability for Html5 motion scripts.
  • Forced browser preference to default browser (versus native IE browser) for Html5 preview when using WindowsXP operating system.
  • Fixed problem with occasional inability to edit integer and numeric effect properties.
  • Added a persistent Object/Script Library using a SQLite database for storing reuseable objects and scripting.
  • Added ability to choose jQuery Mobile page background color as page theme or a specific color.
  • Added a warning message when Html5 Textillate effect is applied to text characters containing a line break.
  • Added a warning message when a stop movie action is within 6 tweens of the start of the movie for Html5 export.
  • Fixed SVG linear gradients when preference is set to draw as symbols.
  • Fixed text color problem with Html5 motion scripts with an updated kooljs.min.js.
  • Fixed behavior of center horizontally so it will work on a single object.
  • Fixed problem with invalid page references in go-to-page actions when jQuery Mobile pages are deleted.
  • Fixed possible refresh issue involving top toolbar.
  • Fixed possible duplicates in File to Upload and preloader manifest for Html5 export.

Version 2.0.0 8/11/15

  • Updated Html Help (Survey Monkey request).
  • Added capability to import SVG gradients (Survey Monkey request and a long-time goal) -- linear gradients with ObjectBoundingBox gradient unit still need more work
  • Added option for exporting as responsive responsive Html5 canvas.
  • Added List of Key Frames icon to the timeline.
  • Added option to select image size of Story Board frames.
  • Added ability to select level of transparency of main movie overlay in viewing movie clip.
  • Set dpi-aware flag in application manifest to eliminate icon blurriness and set program compatibility to Vista thru 8.1 -- still unsure about Windows 10.
  • Added optional scroll bars (Survey Monkey request).
  • Added option to display icons on Tools toolbar in a single column.
  • Added capability to set alignment grid color.
  • Added short cut for "Add copy of frame" (Survey Monkey request).
  • Added option for different mouse wheel behaviors if there is a vertical scroll bar.
  • Brought list of shortcut keys in help up-to-date.
  • Added detection of a more recent version of KoolShow available for download.
  • Added display of object size information in bottom status window during transform drag operations like scale.
  • Added additional short cuts for zoom in and zoom out -- + and - keys.
  • Added separate zoom in and zoom out icons.
  • Added option for adding a mobile viewport tag to html file.
  • Fixed cropped Preferences / View tabbed page that occurred for some Windows settings.
  • Fixed a crashing problem associated with canceling after adding a jQuery Mobile widget to a container.
  • Fixed numerous SVG import problems but more work is still needed.
  • Fixed snap to grid so it applies to point operations.
  • Fixed storyboard display when zoom isn't equal to one.
  • Fixed image rendering when size of image fill exceeds size of
  • Fixed minor issue with zoom on exiting Single Step play.
  • Fixed problem with selection of jQuery Mobile Gui in Preferences.
  • Fixed problem with default play directory when an image is added from a subfolder when previewing for Html5 export prior to saving.

Version 1.9.0 4/10/15

  • Created 85 new bolder and larger icons for Tools toolbar.
  • Added option to display larger icons on Tools toolbar.
  • Added option to change icon spacing on Tools toolbar.
  • Added option to display submenu selections on Tools toolbar as a popup menu.
  • Added ability to animate individual text characters for Html5 export using textillate.js, lettering.js, jQuery.js, and animate.css.
  • Added ability to add a Html Div element with custom Html for Html5 export.
  • Added second type of Html5 export using JQuery Mobile widgets and pages (keyframe animation is not used).
  • Fixed default Play Directory for Html5 export when an image is added to a movie that was previously saved in a different folder.
  • Fixed Tools toolbar so size is independent of Windows dpi setting.
  • Fixed one problem in importing SVG with a defs tag but more work is needed.
  • Fixed minor cursor problem when drawing a freehand shape.
  • Fixed minor problem in activating the submenu selections when hitting the small lower, right triangle on a Tools icon.
  • Fixed rendering problem with viewing main movie objects while inside a movie clip.
  • Fixed confusion with dialog popup when copying a button.
  • Fixed problem with multi-line, non-left aligned text that has CSS3 animation.
  • Fixed problem with goto actions when key frames have been re-ordered.
  • Fixed display of scale/rotation information on bottom status line when navigating between frames.
  • Fixed x position of multi-line text which is not left-aligned in Html5 export.
  • Fixed size of multi-line text which is scaled in Html5 export.
  • Fixed motion script effect applied to an image after first loop in a looping movie in Html5 export.
  • Fixed missing DOCTYPE tag in Html5 export.
  • Fixed missing button actions in a copy of a button.
  • Fixed incorrect spelling of textAlign in Html5 export.
  • Fixed zoom in/out effects for multiline text in Html5 export.

Version 1.4.0 1/9/14

  • Added 61 CSS3 animation effects that can be applied to text, images, textareas, and video for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added custom javascript frame and button actions for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added load textarea from file frame and button actions for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added javascript alert when there is no browser support for Html5 canvas for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 1.3.0 10/31/13

  • Added an additional slideshow skin for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added ability to tween gradient and bitmap fills for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added Onion Skinning and Show All Masking options.
  • Added Slant and Perspective transforms.
  • Improved slideshow skin parameter color selection.
  • Improved positioning of text and movie clips for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed a subtle problem with slideshow next button behavior.
  • Fixed export of bold and italic text for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed movie dependencies which was missing possible background image.
  • Fixed problem when number of tweens between adjacent key frames is 0 or 1 for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed export wizard issue.
  • Fixed Views > Tools behavior.

Version 1.2.1 10/13/13

  • Added additional export settings for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed several software update problems.
  • Fixed movie loop problem for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 1.2.0 10/7/13

  • Added motion script text effects for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added a scrollable text box object for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added bitmap fill capability for vector shapes for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added compensation for difference between PC and web font sizes for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Improved export wizard and dialogs.
  • Fixed positioning of vector button states for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed missing html boiler-plate code in certain situations for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 1.1.2 9/19/13

  • Added shape tweening capability (individual shape vertices can be tweened) for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added option to specify vector precision.
  • Improved export wizard and dialogs.
  • Fixed vector rendering when the last border segment is not closed for CreateJS Html5 export.

Version 1.1.1 9/3/13

  • Added masking capability for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Added additional export options.
  • Improved export wizard and dialogs.
  • Fixed slideshow navigation button behavior for CreateJS Html5 export.
  • Fixed disabled slideshow skin property in Properties dialog.
  • Fixed the fix for a rare problem when opening .fun file containing a mediaplayer/slideshow object implemented in prior version.

Version 1.1.0 8/21/13

  • Added ease in/out morphing capability.
  • Added wizard for adding animation to an existing web page.
  • Added additional export options -- save exported javascript code to a separate file and save javascript files to a subdirectory.
  • Fixed draw point-by-point bug which can occur when only drawing one or two points.

Version 1.0.0 8/6/13

  • New product released.

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